Encyclopedia of Entomology

2008 Edition
| Editors: John L. Capinera

Maggot

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-6359-6_1681

An elongate, legless larva that lacks a well-developed head. This term usually is reserved for larvae of flies (Diptera).

 Flies

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